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Coaches Corner: Apply the classroom to practice

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew for his contributions to recruit757.com and to the community! –…

Class 5 State Title Preview: Stone Bridge (8-0) at Highland Springs (9-0)

Highland Springs vs. Stone Bridge 2018 (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) After a one year hiatus, Highland Springs returns to the Class 5 State Title game by Byron Jones, recruit804 Stone Bridge Bulldogs (8-0) vs. Highland Springs Springers (9-0) 2:00 PM Saturday at Varina High School State Championship weekend is upon us and the Class 5 matchup…

Class 6 State Title Preview: Oscar Smith (8-0) and South County (9-0) part deux

Oscar Smith vs. Massaponax (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Oscar Smith and South County meet again by Andy Hilton, recruit757 South County (9-0) at Oscar Smith (8-0), 2:00 p.m. Saturday Online TV: NFHS Network (subscription required) So we meet again. The last time these two teams met was in the 2019 VHSL Class 6 state championship game…

VHSL increases attendance limit for Football State Championships

More tickets will be available for Saturday’s State Championship games by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In a nod to fans across the state, the VHSL announced on Thursday afternoon that capacity for state championship football games on Saturday would double. Prior to today, high school sites were allowed to have as many as 500 fans on-site…

Colonial Forge WR Cade Bills commits to CNU

Colonial Forge ATH Cade Bills (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Cade Bills commits to Christopher Newport University by Andy Hilton, recruitNoVA Colonial Forge slot receiver, defensive back and return man Cade Bills has made his college decision. With scholarship opportunities limited at Division I schools because scholarship eligibility was extended by the NCAA, we’re seeing Division II…

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VHSL State Championship times and venues set

Photo: Lance Hinton/recruit757 All six VHSL State Championship Football games will be played on Saturday by Andy Hilton, recruit757 State championship games for all six classes in the VHSL will be played Saturday afternoon, May 1. The bracket was cut in half due to a shortened schedule for Spring Football. There were a few surprises…

Lafayette muscles their way to the state title game with 17-13 win over Indy

Lafayette QB Luke Hanson and Head Coach Andy Linn (Photo: Thomas Matzke/recruit757) Lafayette and Independence battled to the wire by Jim McGrath, recruit757 and recruitNoVA In a game which qualifies as an instant classic, Lafayette was taken to the hilt by Independence, but a Luke Hanson fumble recovery in the game’s final two minutes sealed…

Lake Taylor outpaces King George in Class 4 semi, 44-29 (VIDEO)

King George at Lake Taylor (Video Still: Antowyne Shaw/recruit757) Lake Taylor leads early, closes strong against King George by Andy Hilton, recruit757 King George won their first regional title in 26 years last weekend, has played the underdog role several times this year. Saturday’s state semifinal was no different. The Foxes hit the road, coming…

Oscar Smith holds off Massaponax, 21-14 (VIDEO)

Here comes Oscar Smith kicker Gary Parker on a fake FG (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) The Oscar Smith defense holds off Massaponax to secure a state championship berth by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Both Massaponax and Oscar Smith are used to rolling up points on their opponents. Saturday’s battle of wills was won by the defenses. All…

VHSL Class 6 Semifinal: Massaponax (8-0) at Oscar Smith (7-0)

Oscar Smith QB Ethan Vasko with the handoff (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) The state title quest continues for Massaponax and Oscar Smith Massaponax (8-0) at Oscar Smith (7-0) Saturday at 2:00 p.m. There is no history between Massaponax and Oscar Smith. After Saturday, there will be. Oscar Smith was a downtrodden program until the arrival of…

VHSL Class 6 Semifinal: Massaponax (8-0) at Oscar Smith (7-0)

Oscar Smith QB Ethan Vasko with the handoff (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) The state title quest continues for Massaponax and Oscar Smith Massaponax (8-0) at Oscar Smith (7-0) Saturday at 2:00 p.m. There is no history between Massaponax and Oscar Smith. After Saturday, there will be. Oscar Smith was a downtrodden program until the arrival of…

VHSL Class 4 State Semifinal: King George (8-0) at Lake Taylor (6-0)

Lake Taylor QB Jeff Foster (Photo: Lance Hinton/recruit757) King George is forging new territory while Lake Taylor is right at home by Andy Hilton, recruit757 King George (8-0) at Lake Taylor (6-0) Norfolk, 2:00 p.m. Saturday Last week, the King George Foxes won their first regional championship in football in 26 years. Last Friday night,…

VHSL Class 3 State Semifinal: Independence (5-1) vs. Lafayette (7-0)

Lafayette QB Luke Hanson (Photo: Thomas Matzke/recruit757) New Blood vs. Blue Blood: Independence visits Lafayette by Jim McGrath, recruit757 and recruitNoVA Independence (5-1) vs. Lafayette (7-0) at Wanner Stadium, Williamsburg, Saturday 2:00 PM This is a matchup featuring the old guard against the upstart. Lafayette is accustomed to advancing deep into the state playoffs every…

North Stafford RB Tevin White adds WASU, nears commitment

North Stafford RB Tevin White (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Tevin White has a commitment day set by Marc Goldstein, recruitNoVA North Stafford High School junior running back Tevin White has been special from the moment he stepped onto a football field. He separates himself both with his play on the field and his hard work off…

Independence QB Brian Courtney commits to FSU

Independence QB Brian Courtney (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruitNoVA) Brian Courtney will lead Independence against Lafayette on Saturday by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA It is said that one player can make the difference in a team’s upward progression, simply by the attention and accolades that the person earns. If that is the case, then the Independence high school…